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Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (ZYNE.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Armando Anido

62 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Terri Sebree

62 2014 President

James Fickenscher

56 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Development

Suzanne Hanlon

63 2018 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Brian Rosenberger

51 2017 Vice President - Commercial and Business Development

Warren Cooper

67 2015 Lead Independent Director

John Butler

55 2018 Independent Director

William Federici

60 2015 Independent Director

Daniel Kisner

72 2015 Independent Director

Kenneth Moch

64 2015 Independent Director

Pamela Stephenson

52 2019 Independent Director

William Roberts

2018 Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Armando Anido

Mr. Armando Anido serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Anido has served as chairman of our Board and as our chief executive officer since October 2014. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Anido served as our business consultant from May 2014 to October 2014. Mr. Anido has more than 35 years of executive, operational and commercial leadership experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Anido served as chief executive officer and as a director of NuPathe, Inc., or NuPathe, a publicly-traded specialty pharmaceutical company, from July 2012 through March 2014, during which time he led the company through U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, approval of its lead product Zecuity®, a transdermal patch for migraines. Prior to joining NuPathe, Mr. Anido served as chief executive officer and president and as a director of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or Auxilium, a specialty pharmaceutical company, from July 2006 through December 2011, where he led the company in its commercialization of its lead product, Testim®, a testosterone gel. Additionally, Mr. Anido led the company through the FDA approval and commercialization of Xiaflex®, an injectable collagenase for Dupuytren's Contracture. Mr. Anido currently serves as a director of Auris Medical, a pharmaceutical company, and has held such position since April 2016, and as a director of Scynexis, Inc. a pharmaceutical company, and has held such position since January 2019. He formerly served as a director of Aviragen Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company, from October 2015 to March 2018, Respira Therapeutics, Inc., a pharmaceutical company, from May 2012 through September 2014, and Adolor Corporation, a pharmaceutical company, from September 2003 through December 2011. Mr. Anido holds a B.S. in Pharmacy and an MBA, both from West Virginia University. With more than 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Mr. Anido brings valuable executive, operational and commercial expertise to our Board.

Terri Sebree

Ms. Terri B. Sebree serves as President of the Company. Ms. Sebree served as our business consultant from May 2014 to October 2014. Ms. Sebree has more than 30 years of executive, development and operational experience in the pharmaceutical industry, particularly in central nervous system product development including epilepsy and pain. Ms. Sebree founded and served as president of NuPathe, a specialty pharmaceutical company, from February 2005 until April 2014, where she led the effort to develop, achieve regulatory approval for and complete manufacturing of the company's lead product, Zecuity, a transdermal patch for migraines. Prior to founding NuPathe, Ms. Sebree served as senior vice president, development of Auxilium, a specialty pharmaceutical company, where she led the development and approval program of Testim, a testosterone gel. Prior to joining Auxilium, Ms. Sebree served as executive vice president, U.S. Operations at IBAH, Inc., a contract research organization. Prior to that, Ms. Sebree served in a variety of management roles with Abbott Laboratories Inc., a global healthcare company, for over nine years. Ms. Sebree currently serves on the board of directors of Serodus ASA, a private Scandinavian pharmaceutical company. Ms. Sebree holds a B.S. from Texas A&M University.

James Fickenscher

Mr. James E. Fickenscher CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Fickenscher has more than 30 years of financial, business development and executive leadership experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining our company, he served as the senior vice president, chief financial officer of Antares Pharma, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, from November 2014 to September 2016. Previously, Mr. Fickenscher served as chief financial officer of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty biopharmaceutical company, from May 2005 until August 2014. From January 2000 until April 2004, Mr. Fickenscher served as senior vice president chief financial officer of Aventis Behring L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aventis, predecessor to Sanofi S.A. Mr. Fickenscher joined Aventis Behring L.L.C. in 1995 as vice president, business development and strategic planning and, from that time until 2000, also held the positions of general manager, Japan and vice president & general manager, Hemophilia Business Unit. Throughout his tenure at Aventis Behring L.L.C, he was also responsible for strategic planning. Prior to Aventis Behring L.L.C, Mr. Fickenscher worked at Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, predecessor to Sanofi S.A., in its Collegeville, PA and Paris, France offices and at Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Fickenscher received his B.S. at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Suzanne Hanlon

Ms. Suzanne M. Hanlon J.D. serves as Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Hanlon served as our legal consultant from May 2014 to October 2014. Ms. Hanlon has more than 25 years of legal experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Ms. Hanlon served as vice president, associate general counsel of NuPathe from July 2005 to April 2014, where she worked with Mr. Anido and Ms. Sebree on the regulatory approval of Zecuity, a transdermal patch for migraines. Prior to joining NuPathe, Ms. Hanlon served as chief development counsel of Auxilium, a specialty pharmaceutical company. Prior to joining Auxilium, Ms. Hanlon served as vice president of global contracts and general counsel at IBAH, Inc. Prior to joining IBAH, Inc., Ms. Hanlon was a partner at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP. Ms. Hanlon holds a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law.

Brian Rosenberger

Mr. Brian Rosenberger serves as Vice President - Commercial and Business Development of the Company. Over his 25-year career in the pharmaceutical industry, Mr. Rosenberger has held several leadership roles in marketing, sales, business development analytics and alliance management. Prior to joining our company, he was vice president, alliance & strategic portfolio management at Cipher Pharmaceuticals, a publicly-traded, Canadian-based dermatology company, from May 2015 to January 2017, where he managed the company's global portfolio. From 2008 to April 2015, Mr. Rosenberger also held various roles of increasing responsibility at Auxilium, a specialty biopharmaceutical company. In his last role as executive director, corporate development & licensing and alliance management he participated in several transformational M&A, licensing and co-promotion deals through and including Endo International's acquisition of Auxilium in January 2015. Prior to joining Auxilium, Mr. Rosenberger held sales managerial positions at Neurocrine Biosciences during the initial commercial build-out of the organization and spent over a decade at GlaxoSmithKline in various U.S. and global commercial roles within specialty markets, including neurohealth epilepsy marketing. Mr. Rosenberger holds a B.A. from Dickinson College.

Warren Cooper

Dr. Warren D. Cooper MB, BS, BSc, serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Cooper is a U.K.-trained physician with more than 35 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry. Since January 2017, Dr. Cooper has served as chief medical officer and a partner of Healthcare Royalty Partners, a healthcare investment firm. Prior to joining Healthcare Royalty Partners in January 2017, Dr. Cooper served as the president of Coalescence Inc., a healthcare and pharmaceutical development consultancy, where he held various positions since 1999. Dr. Cooper was the chief executive officer of Prism Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a venture-backed, specialty pharmaceutical company that he led from inception in September 2004 until the sale of the company to Baxter International in May 2011. His career in the pharmaceutical industry began with Merck, Sharp and Dohme and spanned 12 years, initially as a clinical research physician in the United Kingdom, then as head of European and, subsequently, Worldwide Clinical Research Operations for Merck Research Laboratories across all therapeutic areas. Moving to AstraMerck (now AstraZeneca PLC), or AstraZeneca, in a broad clinical development role, he eventually led that company's cardiovascular business division, a role with full business lifecycle leadership from in-licensing through development, to P&L responsibility for sales and marketing. Dr. Cooper is a member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. He has previously served on the boards of directors of Nutrition 21, Inc., Nuron Biotech Inc., Cardiorentis AG and the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. Dr. Cooper holds a B.Sc. in Physiology, an M.B. and a B.S., each from the London Hospital, University of London. With more than 35 years of experience in the global pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Cooper brings valuable expertise in pharmaceutical company leadership and clinical pharmaceutical research to our Board.

John Butler

Mr. John P. Butler serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Butler has served as the president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors of Akebia Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, since September 2013 and July 2013, respectively where he has led the company through its initial public offering, multiple strategic partnering transactions and, most recently, its merger with Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Previously Mr. Butler served as the chief executive officer of Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, that filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in October 2012 prior to the successful sale of its hemophilia assets to Cangene Corporation and Baxter International in early 2013. From 1997 to 2011, Mr. Butler held various positions of increasing strategic importance at Genzyme Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, most recently serving as president of the company's rare genetic diseases business. Prior to his work at Genzyme, Mr. Butler held sales and marketing positions at Amgen and Hoffmann-La Roche. He was a member of the board of directors of Relypsa, Inc. from September 2013 to September 2016, and chairman of the board of directors of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a commercial stage company developing innovative products for people with renal disease, from December 2015 to September 2017. Mr. Butler received a B.A. in Chemistry from Manhattan College and an M.B.A. degree from Baruch College, City University of New York. Mr. Butler brings significant operational and commercial experience in the biotechnology sector to our Board, including the development and commercialization of products for the treatment of rare and near rare diseases.

William Federici

Mr. William J. Federici CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Federici served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc., a publicly traded global pharmaceutical technology company, from August 2003 until June 2018. He served as a member of the board of directors and chairman of the Audit committee at NuPathe from January 2011 until February 2014. From June 2002 until August 2003, he was national industry director for Pharmaceuticals of KPMG LLP, and prior thereto, he was an audit partner with Arthur Andersen, LLP. Mr. Federici holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Professional Accounting from Rutgers University and is a Certified Public Accountant. With his leadership experience in the global pharmaceutical and accounting industries, Mr. Federici brings valuable expertise in financial and audit-related matters to our Board.

Daniel Kisner

Dr. Daniel L. Kisner M.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Kisner has served as an independent consultant to the pharmaceutical/biotech industry since 2011. From 2003 until 2011 he served as a venture partner/partner at Aberdare Ventures, a venture firm with a focus on investing in healthcare technology companies. Prior to that he was president and chief executive officer of Caliper Technologies Corp., or Caliper, from 1999 until 2003, and served as chairman of Caliper until 2008. He led Caliper from a startup dealing with microfluidic lab-on-a-chip technology to a publically traded commercial company. From 1991 until 1999, he served as chief operating officer and president of Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biomedical pharmaceutical company. Prior thereto, Dr. Kisner was division vice president of Pharmaceutical Development at Abbott Laboratories and vice president of Clinical Research at SmithKline Beckman Laboratories. In addition, he previously held a tenured position at the University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Kisner served on the board of directors of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals from 2010 until March 2015 and Lpath Inc. from July 2012 until December 2016, and he currently serves on the boards of directors of Dynavax Technologies Corporation and Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. Dr. Kisner holds a B. A. degree from Rutgers University and an M.D. from Georgetown University. With more than 30 years of healthcare technology experience, Dr. Kisner brings valuable expertise in healthcare technology company leadership and investing, including prior experience in growing a research-stage company to a commercially successful, publicly-traded company, to our Board.

Kenneth Moch

Mr. Kenneth I. Moch serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Moch has more than 35 years of experience in managing and financing biomedical technologies, and has played a key role in building five life science companies. Since October 2016, Mr. Moch has served as the president and chief executive officer of Cognition Therapeutics, Inc. He previously was the managing partner of The Salutramed Group, LLC, from September 2015 until October 2016, where he provided strategic and tactical counsel to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to that, he served as president of Euclidian Life Sciences Advisors, a strategic advisory firm for life sciences companies, from April 2014 until September 2015. From April 2010 to April 2014, he served as president and chief executive officer, and as a director, of Chimerix, Inc., having joined the company as chief operating officer in June 2009. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of three life science companies—BioMedical Enterprises, Inc., Alteon, Inc., and Biocyte Corporation—and was a co-founder and vice president of The Liposome Company, Inc. He also served as managing director of Healthcare Investment Banking at ThinkEquity Partners and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Moch has served as a director of Gamida Cell, Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company since September 2016. In the public policy arena, Mr. Moch currently is a member of the board of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization, serving as chair of the Bioethics Committee, and previously served as chairman of BioNJ. Mr. Moch holds an A.B. in Biochemistry from Princeton University and an M.B.A. with emphasis in Finance and Marketing from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. With more than 25 years of experience in the biomedical technology and pharmaceutical industries, Mr. Moch brings valuable expertise in biomedical technology company leadership and financing matters to our Board.

Pamela Stephenson

Ms. Pamela Stephenson serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Stephenson has more than 20 years of experience leading the development and implementation of pharmaceutical marketing plans. Since March 2019, Ms. Stephenson has served as chief commercial officer for Albireo Pharma, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company. Prior to that, she served as a vice president at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or Vertex, a publicly traded global biotechnology company, from July 2008 to March 2019, where she was responsible for leading the global market access and pricing strategy for current and future products. Earlier in her tenure at Vertex, Ms. Stephenson led marketing and sales activities for the company's hepatitis C and cystic fibrosis lines of business, and oversaw the U.S. launches of Incivek® (telaprevir) and Orkambi® (lumacaftor/ivacaftor). Prior to Vertex, Ms. Stephenson held roles of increasing strategic importance at Pfizer Inc., a publicly traded global pharmaceutical company, from October 1998 to June 2008. Ms. Stephenson received her B.A. from Brown University and M.P.H. from the Boston University School of Public Health. With her extensive experience in the commercialization and marketing of pharmaceutical products, including for the treatment of rare and near rare diseases, Ms. Stephenson brings valuable expertise in commercial planning, market development, product launch and market access to our Board.

William Roberts

Mr. William Roberts serves as Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications of the Company. Mr. Roberts is an experienced pharmaceutical executive with 25 years of broad communications and scientific research experience with companies including Adaptimmune Therapeutics, ViroPharma Incorporated and MedImmune, Inc.